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welcome back. the man accused of raping and killing 15-year-old alyssa otremba five years ago is back in court. >> the community and alyssa's family still waiting to see the killer sentenced. our faith jessie spoke to those who are still struggling. >> reporter: 15-year-old alyssa otremba was finishing up her first week at her freshman year at arbor view high school when she was brutally raped and
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the community and her family as they wait for justice to be served. >> it was shocking. it was just the violence of it all. >> reporter: this woman and her daughter live steps away from ali saw's memorial. 15-year-old allow saw was raped and murdered back in 2011 after walking home from school near a tunnel. >> i can't imagine. >> reporter: her alleged killer, 23-year-old javier righetti. back in court after pleading february. that plea was tossed out one month later allowing doctors on both sides to examine his mental competency. >> the coroner testified it was over 80 stab wounds. he lit her on fire. >> reporter: prosecutors asked the court to throw out that guilty plea because the plea did not include charges that it was a predetermined and deliberate crime. >> he took a huge part of our life away.
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for the last five years. >> that choice that he made that day and to take alyssa's life will change -- it altered the rest of my life, my family's life and it's just -- it's been a difficult journey. >> reporter: a difficult journey that still haunts the community five years later. >> to have someone taken from you so violently and needlessly and for what reason. >> reporter: righetti heads back to court next week. the district attorney is seeking the death penalty. i'm faith news 3. not guilty verdicts for the bundy brothers. they were found not guilty on charges of conspiracy to prevent federal workers from doing their job and north -- and not guilty on firearms charges. the brothers have been in jame since their january arrest.
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very clear message. >> for the verdict in oregon today sends a loud and crystal clear message to my peers here in the state, my peers across america, my peers in washington, d.c., that it's time to rein back our elected official powers that are harming and killing american lives. >> both brothers wil case. a motorcyclist was killed in a collision in north las vegas this morning. it happened at donna and azure. north las vegas police say it appears the 28-year-old on the motorcycle may have failed to stop at the stop sign but the investigation is just getting underway. well an overheated motor caused chaos and panic on a commuter train in boston last night.
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overheated motor passengers did everything they could to get off the train. boston's mass transit authority said the train has been removed for service. five people were treated for smoke inhalation. strong aftershocks continue to rattle central italy following two powerful earthquakes last night. more of the damage is coming to light. you can see the devastation here. the smaller tremors registered mag nitted 4. we're glad to tell you no serious injuries have been reported. but thousands of people have been forced from their homes. power is out in many areas. the quakes hit not far from the big one in august that killed almost 300 people. the man caught on camera taking a pic ax and sledgehammer to donald trump's star on the walk of fame was arrested.
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vandalism. somebody captured him on video. otis is not shying away from the allegations. he admits he did it and explains to "deadline hollywood" why. >> this was an attempt to take the star out and take the star and auction it and raise mine for those women who had been sexually hurt bay him. so it was a concern, an anger, a frustration. i did it. i'm very happy i did it. i'm proud t that's why i did it. >> trump received that star in 2007 for "the apprentice." it's expected, though, to be replaced. still ahead -- a downtown project geared to keep you active is rolling out tonight. >> the unique spin you can start taking on right now on two wheels. and high school football playoffs begin tonight as "operation football" moves to thursday because kids have the day off tomorrow.
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dan: if a bad guy breaks into my house, i have every right to defend my home. and i will. i have no problem with background checks and good decent americans have a right to bear arms. bad guys? criminals? the dangerously mentally ill? we've made it way too easy for them to buy guns. we have a loophole where dangerous people can walk
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into my house, or yours. and i'd rather they didn't have a gun. vo: yes on question 1. our children, they look up to us. what we value, how we treat others. and now they're looking to see what kind of leaders we choose. who we'll entrust our country and their future to. will it be the one respected around the world, or the one who frightens our allies and emboldens our enemies? we face, or the one who is unprepared for them? a steady hand? or a loose cannon? common sense and unity, or drama and division? a woman who's spent her life helping children and families, or a man who's spent his life helping himself? our children are looking to us.
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well, the rtc and las vegas city leaders joined cycling elvi to roll out a new program. we showed you about this last night when some of the stations went live. >> anyone can rent a bike from one location, cruise around, drop it off at the same spot or a different one. >> it's wonderful for the tourists, it's great for those of us who work or live in downtown or want to the go to a restaurant somewhere. >> there are 21 bike share stations all over the downtown area. 180 bikes. they are available 24 hours a day. you can rent them for as little as 4 bucks for a half-hour ride and 30-day memberships are also available. time now to take a look at the stories we're working to bring you at 7:00. >> the giant gator returns. his latest public appearance on a florida golf course and any
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finding out you have cancer is one of the most devastating moments a person can go through. >> for one local woman she was forced to make a very difficult decision to help lower her risk for cancer. michelle velez has the report. >> what if you had the opportunity to reduce your risk of cancer but at a great personal costs? jamie cutting had to make a very difficult decision after learning she inherited the gene mutatio of cancer. it's the same one inherited by angelina jolie who had both breasts removed and later her her ovaries. jamie said she never thought she would find herself in the same shoes. >> never in a million years did i think that -- sorry. >> learn more about how the
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women in my special report, decision for life tonight on news 3 live at 11:00. >> we'll be watching. news 3 is your weather authority. kevin janison joins us with a look at the weather. >> as we get close to the weekend, we're looking for some raindrops but not like monday. >> yeah, we were spoiled. any water is good water as far as we're concerned in the desert. view right now, no water. a lot of lights on the fabulous las vegas strip. across the sky today. i will put this in motion. you can see a little sliver of sunlight at the top of the red rock national conservation area. i prefer my red rocks with sunshine. we didn't get that today. carey and hollywood, 78. 38%. we've not seen those dew points. haven't seen them lower all week
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rampart and hill point, 73 and 54% and the green valley parkway, 74 and 54%. a lot of water in the air there. 72 to 79 as you work your way across the valley. mountain is at 57. the lake coming in at 72. it's 81 at laughlin. planning your day for friday. could be some rain in the morning. 69 degrees. same thing around sunshine in the afternoon as we get in the upper 70s but you will see the breeze pick up. 10, 20. i think we'll get a couple stronger gusts. maybe up and over 25. so the clouds keep streaming our way. the rain is off the coast trying to move inland in california. most of it is going into central nevada. we'll get a few light showers. mountains will get most of it. it won't be a huge deal water-wise. system number 2 as that slides on through, that will be more of
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producer and that's our weekend. breezy saturday and windy on sunday. right now, temperatures around the region, starting to look a little more like october up there in northern nevada. high temperatures if you are traveling on your friday, reno, 60. phoenix, 95 degrees. for southern nevada, overnight tonight, 60 in indian springs. 63 in sandy valley. pahrump in the 50s. high temperatures tomorrow, mid-50s on the mountain. 86 at the lake. 75 in pahrump and death for the las vegas valley, 6 degrees with the clouds overnight. then tomorrow, the clouds will probably turn into a few drops with an emphasis on a few. the rain is not gonna be nearly as significant as it was on monday. breezes pick up in the afternoon. we'll have a whole new batch of breezes on saturday as the high temperature gets back in the low 80s. we will get more sunshine. by sunday, winds they will be stronger of gusts over 30 miles an hour.
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halloween, monday night, when the ghosts come out -- >> i hope so. >> you will have an agree mob of -- angry mob of trick or treaters. >> they will throw butterfingers at you. >> that's okay. >> all right. we got it. time for sports. no school tomorrow because of nevada day. so that means high school football games are tonight and moves to thursday. amber and randy will have coverage. we'll check in with amber. she's in green valley with a preview of some matchups. >> reporter: i'm at the home of the gators who are in a must-win situation tonight if they want to keep their playoff dreams alive. they host foothill. green valley, 1-3. they boast the top sack leader
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10 sacks on the season. our game of the week, however, is liberty battling basic. basic is 3-1 in league play coming off the first loss in upset to foothill. liberty is undefeated in league play. it shapes you to be a really quarterback duel. kenyan the number two passing leader. aaron mcalister, solid wea these are exciting times in high school football because it's starting to wind down. here are the rest of the games. canyon springs at durango and two playoff games in the class 3-a division. cheyenne and shap -- chaparral.
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>> reporter: the cheyenne team is peaking at the right time this year and it's not only the first 3-a game of the playoffs but it's also "thursday night lights" action. you can catch the game on mylvtv. these teams look like they are a pretty good matchup on paper. but it also is one of those games where chaparral comes in 4-5. ch the desert shields have won five of their last six games and that is big because their only loss has been to the best team in the state and that would be desert pines. now, we'll have to see what happens with desert pines but it should be a matchup down the road between the desert shields and desert pines. the cowboys, well, they come with a two-game losing streak and that two-game losing streak. don't forget what they did last year.
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lutheran. so the kickoff set for 7:00. the bracket looks like this -- the winner of tonight's game gets the winner of virgin valley. they will host sunrise mountain 4 and 5 and the other bracket, well, desert pineses is the top seed. they are hosting del sol. and then moapa pahrump. that lun will be a great game up in moapa. we're gonna switch, one more thing quickly. nhra toyota nationals return to the las vegas speedway. fifth race of six playoff races will decide world champions. a press conference was held today. one of many tight battles is the top class and points leader
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doug. browne clinched his championship last year on the same race despite kaletta winning. he will have to win if he wants any shot of stopping brown from a repeat. >> it is gonna be huge for us. we definitely need to come out of here with a win and get as many qualifying points as we can. we dug ourselves a little hole here. but yeah, we'll throw everything we have at it. >> the pressure is up at the highest point. this is where you come in and rein in the championship. we're ready to come sling the guns like the old west. you just want to come out here, winner take all and nobody remembers who is second. i know coming in, doug wants this bad but we want it bad, too. >> reporter: all right. slinging those guns like the wild west.
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cowboys are hoping to do. "operation football" tonight, all of the highlights. >> exciting night out there. still ahead -- a treat for elvis die-hard fans is open for business. >> slip on those blue suede shoes. we're we've learned a lot about how joe heck works. follow the money. he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip" and took almost $700,000 from wall street,
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from payday lenders who charge 521% interest. heck co-sponsored legislation protecting their predatory practices. add it all up, and joe heck is working for corporate special interests. and that doesn't work for nevada. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. is responsible for the content "she's a slob." "she ate like a pig."" "i'd look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers..." donald trump calls women "bimbos", "dogs", and "fat pigs." nevada, there's a better choice: ruben kihuen. kihuen pushed to crack down on employers who pay women less than men. and kihuen will always protect a woman's right to choose. ruben kihuen for nevada. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq, and i've been a republican all my life. but i'm the father of three girls. i can't stand hearing
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it. i want my girls to grow up proud and strong, in a nation where they're valued and respected. donald trump's america is not the country i fought for. so, i'm voting for hillary clinton. hillary clinton:
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thicker cloud cover to begin your friday. there is aance for rain in the -- there is a chance for rain in the morning. it should taper off late in the day. it won't be a lot of water. the breezes, that's will pick up -- they will pick up in the afternoon. kelly will have your weather tomorrow morning at 4:30 a.m. >> i can confirm that jim snyder has blue suede shoes. you can kick them off at the
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graceland. >> guests were all shook up over the 450-hotel rooms and vip suites designed by the king's former wife, priscilla presley herself. guests can't help falling in love with the big outdoor hotel, five teamed restaurants and more than 25,000 feet of event space. >> guests can rock out to the many unchained melodies in the theater. the hotel cost about to build. > y you jim dunlap: too many nevada police officers have been killed in the last few years. the truth is, we make it too easy for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill to buy guns. they get them at gun shows or online from strangers,
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honor the fallen: close the background check loophole. that will help prevent future cop killings. it works. in states that have closed the loophole, nearly half as many police officers have been shot and killed in the line of duty. background checks save lives. v.o.: yes on question one. we've got a choice to make. jacky rosen wants to build an economy that works for all of us, creating good jobs, expanding solar energy, and improving our schools. but with danny tarkanian, you can't escape the sleaze. and stuck taxpayers with the bill. he even helped set up fake charities used to scam nevada seniors. danny tarkanian's out for himself. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. narrator: 2013: joe heck votes to shut down the government, risking vital services
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worked 16 days without pay, joe heck continues to cash his paycheck... even as 244 members of congress refused their pay. joe heck says he deserves it.
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cameras catch a woman trying to set fire to the local lgbtq center. stormy weather once again approaching southern nevada. news 3 is your weather
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that is the sound of a pricey car with some serious speed but the owner isn't driving. you won't believe who actually is behind the wheel. a local woman caught on camera lighting fires at the lgbt community center. thank you for joining us. i'm latoya silmon. >> i'm reed cowan. it's our top story tonight. news 3's nathan o'neal explains this woman's bizarre >> reporter: the center behind me is a place that prides itself on being a safe place in our community. but over the weekend, that safety was briefly compromised after a woman tried to set it on fire. arson in a community center. surveillance cameras rolling. this woman caught setting several small fires in the library. >> i was in this area, she went off into the corner. so you couldn't see her for a while but you could see activity and when she left, then you can


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